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Exporting Just Artboard Contents -> Export for Screens

Explorer ,
Mar 03, 2018 Mar 03, 2018

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I'm building a 3D jersey editor. I use illustrator to do my jersey textures for my 3D model (artboard on left of first screenshot). I want illustrator to automatically create SVG format wide thumbnail and a small thumbnail (artboards highlighted in green in the middle and the right) of the jersey design that can be used on my website. The thumbnails are populated by the assets from the 3D texture using a transform on the jersey elements that is copied 2 twice.

Screen Shot 2018-03-03 at 12.49.11 PM.png

When I "Export for Screens", I want ONLY the art WITHIN the bounds of the artboard to be exported, however Illustrator exports ALL of the art assets for each artboard (second screenshot).

Screen Shot 2018-03-03 at 12.53.02 PM.png

There do not appear to be any artboard options available in the SVG export flow. However, in the Export for Screens flow, Illustrator has the exact thumbnails represented that I'm looking to achieve (third screenshot)!

Screen Shot 2018-03-03 at 12.56.58 PM.png

I've tried to add a Mask, but because the texture is transformed over it's not working as expected (if I put a mask around the middle artboard where the green outline currently is, the background textures totally disappear because they are outside of the mask bounds on the right artboard).

What can I do to get Illustrator to export the thumbnails as desired?

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Mar 04, 2018 Mar 04, 2018

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Still can't figure this out! Anyone able to provide any ideas?

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Mar 04, 2018 Mar 04, 2018

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Mar 04, 2018 Mar 04, 2018

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Found that in my searches myself... look slike they can't export to SVG at all... I can. I'm able to save SVG, but not able to limit the exported file to the size of the artboard.

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Mar 04, 2018 Mar 04, 2018

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Pretty sure my issue is a bug as well. I'm working around it for now using clip path code on my website. Annoying but not a terrible work around. I'm logging a bug with Adobe right now.

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New Here ,
Sep 30, 2020 Sep 30, 2020

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Yeah I'm having similar issues

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Nov 18, 2021 Nov 18, 2021

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This is STILL an issue November 2021 - why wouldn't they include cropping to artboards in their Export for Screens? This is inexcusable for that feautre … i've lost hours trying to work around this and can't find a solution … going to try and export it to Figma which at least works 

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